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FCC postpones spectrum-incentive auction from mid-2015 to early 2016

On Friday, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revealed in an announcement that it has decided to delay the much-anticipated auction of TV airwaves for mobile use till early 2016.

The spectrum-incentive auction - in which TV broadcasters will sell airwaves to mobile carriers... read more

FCC has closed its public comment period on Net Neutrality issue

Earlier this week, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed its public comment period on the controversial Net Neutrality issue. The FCC had opened the process of Net Neutrality deliberations to the public on May 15.

During the four-month period of public comment on Net... read more

Popular websites participate in ‘Internet Slowdown Day’ protest; display ‘spinning wheel of death’

A number of the Internet's most popular sites came together to participate in the 'Internet Slowdown Day' protest that commenced at midnight on September 10. The protest underscores a worldwide demonstration against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s proposal of a two-tiered Internet... read more

TechFreedom launches ‘Don’t Break the Net’ campaign

On Tuesday, a 'Don't Break the Net' campaign was launched by non-partisan technology policy think tank TechFreedom, to protest against utility-style regulation of the Internet.

The campaign chiefly involves a petition which calls on the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to... read more

NAB urges FCC to review certain elements of airwaves auction

In a petition filed on August 18, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has urged the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review certain elements of the planned airwaves auction to be held in 2015.

Seeking a review of the rules which outline the auction methodology, the... read more

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